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  • Stocks open higher, build on Fridays gains

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher, building on their gains from Friday.Tyson Foods ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Berkshire Hathaway’s quarter profit up 10 percent

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett’s company says its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids

    WASHINGTON — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina announced she’s running for president, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was set to launch hi ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Britain’s new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON — Royal officials say Britain’s newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.The ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Promising to fight what he deems “obscene levels” of income disparity and a campaign finance system that is a “real disgrace,” indep ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Jeb Bush: Give 11 million immigrants chance to stay

    HOUSTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wadi ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • As unrest and arrests grow, Clinton evolves on crime

    NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton issued an impassioned call for overhauling an “out of balance” criminal justice system Tuesday, using her first majo ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read “Long Live the Glorious Communist Party ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Teen rescued from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

    KATHMANDU — A long-absent noise — cheers — rang out in Nepal’s capital Thursday as rescuers pulled a teenager alive from the earthquake rubble he had ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Christie returning to Iowa for Polk County GOP dinner

    DES MOINES (AP) — Chris Christie is coming to Iowa soon for a trip that will likely include one of his famed town hall meetings.
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

    BALTIMORE — Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Episcopal heads oppose death of Boston bomber

    BOSTON — Massachusetts’ Episcopal Church bishops, like their Roman Catholic counterparts, say they’re opposed to the death penalty for Boston Marathon ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Justice Kennedy sent clearer signal in 2013 marriage case

    WASHINGTON — Two years ago, Justice Anthony Kennedy left little doubt during Supreme Court arguments that a part of the federal anti-gay marriage law ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Schools reopen in Baltimore, streets quiet after curfew

    BALTIMORE — Schools reopened and tensions seemed to ease Wednesday after Baltimore made it through the first night of its curfew without the widesprea ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • ‘We are hungry’

    GUMDA — Hands pressed together in supplication, the Nepalese women pleaded for food, shelter and anything else the helicopter might have brought on an ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:04 am
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